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H.E.R. reunites with MNEK for new collaboration

15 May

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American singer/songwriter Gabi Wilson, known professionally as H.E.R., has reunited with fellow recording artist MNEK for a new collaboration.

MNEK previously produced and co-wrote “2” for H.E.R. alongside regular collaborator Ryan Ashley. The track appears on H.E.R’s self-titled project, which was released in 2017 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

MNEK’s debut studio collection “Language” – featuring singles “Paradise,” “Tongue,” “Colour,” “Crazy World,” “Correct” and “Girlfriend” – is out now via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

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Meanwhile, H.E.R. is expected to release her upcoming debut album – featuring current promotional single “Hard Place” (which was produced by Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins – later this year via RCA Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional alliances with Stint (Alina Baraz, Kiah Victoria), Trey Campbell (Bebe Rexha, Ella Mai), Bryan Michael Cox (Mary J. Blige, Toni Braxton) and Darhyl Camper (Brandy, Kelly Rowland).

Watch the music video for “Hard Place” below.

Ciara liberates new studio collection “Beauty Marks”

12 May

American singer, songwriter Ciara Princess Harris, known mononymously as Ciara, has liberated her seventh studio collection online.

“Beauty Marks” – featuring singles “Level Up,” “Dose,” Greatest Love,” “Thinkin Bout You” and “Freak Me” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts productions from Benny Cassette, Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins, Maejor, Tricky Stewart, Pierre Medor, Jasper Cameron, and Skylar Grey.

On the songwriting front, Ciara has worked with Ester Dean, Carmen Reece, Theron Thomas, Janine the Machine, Rosina “Soaky Siren” Russell, Kaveh Rastegar, Tiwa Savage, Kimberly Perry of The Band Perry.

Watch the music video for “Thinkin Bout You” below.

Sinead Harnett shares music video for new single “Be Myself”

29 Mar

Sinead Harnett has shared the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Be Myself” was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Wednesday (March 27, 2019).

Production duties on “Be Myself” were handled by Stint, who is also responsible for Alina Baraz’s “Feels Right,” Nao’s “Drive and Disconnect,” Jessie Ware’s “Alone,” Sabrina Claudio’s “Unravel Me,” Demi Lovato’s “Tell Me You Love Me,” AlunaGeorge’s “Jealous,” and Zara Larsson’s “Make That Money Girl.”

Harnett is expected to release her next project – featuring previous promotional singles “Body,” “Lessons” and “System” – later this year via Bad Music.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Future Cut, Paul E. Phamous, Marlon Roudette, Alan Sampson, P2J, Ari PenSmith, Michael Angelo, Hue Strother, Autumn Rowe, Maths Time Joy, Steve Mostyn, Brandon Buttner, Illangelo, Doc McKinney, and Rodney Jerkins.

Watch the music video for “Be Myself” below.

Ciara confirms details for new album “Beauty Marks”

29 Mar

Ciara has confirmed the details for her upcoming album.

The American singer/songwriter christened her seventh studio collection “Beauty Marks” and will release it on May 10 via Beauty Marks Entertainment.

Current promotional single “Thinkin Bout You” – which was co-written by Ester Dean and produced by Space Primates (aka Marc Sibley and Nathan Cunningham) – is now available via all digital streaming outlets.

Other album contributors include Rodney Jerkins (Brandy, Toni Braxton), Jasper Cameron (Mario, Christina Aguilera), Theron Thomas (Rihanna, Nicki Minaj), Carmen Reece (Ariana Grande, Craig David), Sam Fischer (Arlissa, Lennon Stella) and Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem (Gwen Stefani, Jason Derulo).

See the tracklisting for “Beauty Marks” below.

(1) I Love Myself (f/ Macklemore) / (2) Level Up / (3) Set / (4) Thinkin Bout You / (5) Trust Myself / (6) Girl Gang (f/ Kelly Rowland) / (7) Dose / (8) Na Na / (9) Freak Me (f/ Tekno) / (10) Greatest Love / (11) Beauty Marks

Sinead Harnett enlists Stint for new promotional single “Be Myself”

22 Mar

Sinead Harnett has released her new promotional single online.

“Be Myself” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was produced by Ajay “Stint” Bhattacharyya, who is also responsible for Alina Baraz’s “Feels Right,” Nao’s “Drive and Disconnect,” Jessie Ware’s “Alone,” Sabrina Claudio’s “Unravel Me,” Demi Lovato’s “Tell Me You Love Me,” AlunaGeorge’s “Jealous,” and Zara Larsson’s “Make That Money Girl.”

Harnett is expected to release her next project – featuring previous promotional singles “Body,” “Lessons” and “System” – later this year via Bad Music.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Future Cut, Paul E. Phamous, Marlon Roudette, Alan Sampson, P2J, Ari PenSmith, Michael Angelo, Hue Strother, Autumn Rowe, Maths Time Joy, Steve Mostyn, Brandon Buttner, Illangelo, Doc McKinney, and Rodney Jerkins.

Stream the audio clip for “Be Myself” below.

Sinead Harnett hits the studio with Illangelo, Doc McKinney

13 Sep

British singer/songwriter Sinead Harnett has teamed up with Carlo “Illangelo” Montagnese and Martin “Doc” McKinney for a new collaboration.

Illangelo is responsible for producing Alicia Keys’ “In Common,” Post Malone’s “I Fall Apart,” Emeli Sande’s “Starlight,” Majid Jordan’s “Something About You,” Katy Perry’s “Pendulum,” and The Weeknd’s “Tell Your Friends.”

Meanwhile, Doc McKinney’s production resume boasts works with John Legend (“Wanna Be Loved”), Drake (“The Ride”), Santigold (“Outside the War”), The Weeknd (“Starboy”), Future (“Low Life”) and M.I.A. (“Exodus”).

Besides writing songs on the next projects by Little Mix and Louise Redknapp, Harnett is expected to release her next project – featuring the Grades-produced lead single “Body” – later this year via all digital streaming outlets.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Future Cut, Paul E. Phamous, Marlon Roudette, Alan Sampson, J Mills, Monro, Ari PenSmith, P2J, Michael Angelo, Hue “SoundzFire” Strother, Autumn Rowe, Maths Time Joy, Stint, and Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins.

Watch the music video for “Body” below.

Ciara reunites with Rodney Jerkins for new single “Dose”

11 Sep

Ciara has confirmed the details for her new single.

The American singer/songwriter christened “Dose” as her next promotional cut and will release it on September 14 via all digital streaming outlets.

The track was written by Carmen Reece and Sam Fischer alongside producer Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins, who previously teamed up with Ciara on “Can’t Leave Him Alone,” “Making it Last Forever,” the Kalenna Harper-assisted “Pucker Up,” and Livvi Franc-penned “Read My Lips.”

Ciara’s upcoming seventh album and follow-up to 2015’s “Jackie” – featuring the Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem-produced lead singles “Level Up” and “Freak Me” – is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Brothers Records.

Watch the music video for “Level Up” below.